Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, the Twin City Commissionerate Police today seized 32 crude bombs from the premises of a soft drinks godown at Jharpada in Odisha capital.
As many as five persons were arrested in this connection, sources said. The godown reportedly belongs to one Kunu Jena of the locality.
Acting on a tip-off, the special squad of the Commissionerate Police raided the spot and seized the explosives, sources added.
The arrested have been identified as Subhasish Sahani (30) of Athagarh, Jyotiprakash Mohanty (28) of Puri, Debaraj Naik (27) of Athagarh, Pabana Naik (36) of Dhenkanal and Sipun Kumar Kabi of Athagarh.
They have confessed about their involvement in a bombing case in Jharpada and a series of cases in Angul, Cuttack (rural) and Dhenkanal.
Investigation into the matter is underway. Raids are on at various places to nab others involved in the incident.